Dec 19, 2018  
2018 - 2019 Catalog of Courses 
    
2018 - 2019 Catalog of Courses

Transfer, Examination (AP, IB, CLEP) and Prior Learning Credit Policies


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The purpose of the College’s policies on transfer of credit, credit by examination, and assessment of prior learning for credit for undergraduate students is to facilitate degree completion while maintaining the academic integrity of a Fort Lewis College degree.

It is the student’s responsibility to submit official transcripts for any and all previously attempted or earned transfer credit as well as any additional documentation required when a transcript is from an international institution, to request official score reports for all examinations to be sent, and to present the required documents for assessment of prior learning. These documents should be submitted before the first term of attendance to ensure the student and advisors have full knowledge of a student’s progress toward degree completion.

Fort Lewis College only allows demonstration of prior learning for military service and independent study.


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Transfer Credit Policies

General Policies

Courses are generally accepted in transfer to Fort Lewis College if they are regular, college-level academic courses completed with grades of C- or better at an institution of higher education accredited by one of the following regional accrediting agencies:

  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association
  • Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Courses that will not transfer include those that are not college level, such as remedial and developmental; non-academic courses such as vocational, career exploration, cooperative education, internships, independent study, workshops, and practicums. Courses with grades of D+ or lower or with the grades pass/fail, credit/no credit, or satisfactory/unsatisfactory will not transfer, with the following exceptions: courses with grades of pass, credit, or satisfactory may be accepted if they are physical education (PE) courses or if the student demonstrates that the course could not be taken under the normal A-F grading mode and the sending institution verifies that the grade awarded is equivalent to a C- or better.

Transfer credits more than 10 years old will not be automatically accepted and require special approval to be applied toward general education, major, auxiliary, or minor requirements.

Courses accepted in transfer become part of the credits completed and are not used in grade point average (GPA) calculations. The Fort Lewis College GPA is based on work completed at Fort Lewis College only.

Lower division credits are freshman and sophomore-level credits (courses numbered 100 and 200, respectively, at Fort Lewis College). Upper division credits are junior and senior-level credits (courses numbered 300 or 400, respectively, at Fort Lewis College). Lower and upper division designation is based on the transfer institution’s lower and upper division designation. Course equivalency may be granted for a lower division course from another college that is an upper division course at Fort Lewis College, but the course will not count as upper division credit at Fort Lewis College. Credits earned at a two-year college cannot be used to meet Fort Lewis College’s credit requirement in upper division courses. In cases where a course being transferred does not have a Fort Lewis College equivalent, the course will post with the appropriate departmental prefix and a “T” identifier within the course number (for example, Math T104).

The maximum number of credits that may transfer toward a baccalaureate degree at Fort Lewis College is 90. Within these 90 credits, the maximum number of credits that may transfer from an accredited two-year college is 60.

For academic program purposes, the catalog in effect for graduation requirements for a transfer student is the catalog in effect when the student transfers to Fort Lewis College. Previous catalogs may be used only when specified by a particular articulation.

Colorado Institution Transfer Policies

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 Students transferring from a Colorado public institution to Fort Lewis College benefit from a system of policies developed by the Colorado Department of Higher Education to facilitate the transfer of credit among the state’s institutions of higher education.

Transfer of General Education Courses

Colorado’s gtPathways program allows students who successfully complete guaranteed lower division general education courses at a two-year or four-year Colorado public institution of higher education to apply that credit toward the lower division general education requirements at another Colorado public institution in all majors unless a specific statewide articulation agreement exists. Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course in order for the course to transfer. Details of the guaranteed general education curriculum may be found on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

Transfer of an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science Degree

Students who complete an Associate of Arts (A.A) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree with 60 transferable credits will transfer with junior standing, provided that the student has earned a C- or better in each course, and will be able to complete a baccalaureate degree by taking 60 additional credits, unless the Colorado Commission on Higher Education has approved additional requirements.

State policy facilitates transfer of Associate of Arts (A.A) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degrees into specific majors at Colorado public four-year colleges/universities through statewide articulation agreements, other transfer agreements, and institutional transfer guides.

Statewide articulation agreements exist between Colorado public two-year colleges and Fort Lewis College in the following majors: Anthropology, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Early Childhood Education, Economics, Elementary Education, English, Geology, History, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Human Services, Spanish, Studio Art and Theatre. These agreements are published on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

Other transfer agreements exist between Colorado public two-year colleges and Fort Lewis College in Engineering. This agreement is published on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

Institutional transfer guides exist between Colorado public community/junior colleges and Fort Lewis College in all majors not covered by a statewide articulation or other transfer agreement. These guides are published on the Fort Lewis College website.

Out of State Institution Transfer Policies

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Students who transfer to Fort Lewis College with credit from an out-of-state college/university will have their courses evaluated on a course-by-course basis. All out-of-state Associate of Arts (A.A) or Associate of Science (A.S) degrees must be approved by the Coordinator of General Education in order to qualify for a waiver of the Liberal Arts Core requirements. A list of institutions which have already been approved/not approved for the waiver may be found here: http://www.fortlewis.edu/registrar/TransferInformationandPolicies/NonColoradoAAASDegreeTransferPolicy.aspx

At the time of transfer, an inquiry may be made to the Registrar’s Office regarding the status of any A.A. or A.S. degree not appearing on approved/not approved lists.

International Institution Transfer Policies and Procedures

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Students submitting coursework or a degree from an international institution will have that work reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine transferability.

With the exception of students transferring credit as part of a Fort Lewis College study abroad (USAC, ISEP) experience, students submitting transcripts from international institutions must follow these procedures:

  1. Request the international institution to send an official transcript to Fort Lewis College.
  2. If not in English, send copy of transcript and course descriptions to University Language Services (ULS) for translation.
  3. Send ULS translation report to Fort Lewis College.
  4. Apply for credential evaluation by the World Education Services (WES) and submit copies of required documentation as required by WES for the country of the institution. Select “Course by Course” evaluation. Request WES to send the report to the Registrar’s Office at Fort Lewis College.

Transfer Inquiry/Appeals Process

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The inquiry/appeals process applies to transfer appeals from Colorado public colleges as well as all other accredited colleges.

The student may appeal:

  • A decision regarding the transferability of a specific course(s);
  • A decision regarding the way in which a specific course(s) transferred;
  • The institution’s failure to provide a transcript evaluation within the designated 30 calendar day period
  1. The appeal must be submitted in writing to the Registrar’s Office. The decisions regarding course transferability and/or placement made in the initial transcript evaluation will be binding if the student fails to file a written letter of appeal within 15 calendar days:
    1. The Registrar’s Office and appropriate department chair will review the written appeal submitted by the student.
    2. The appropriate department chair will have 30 calendar days to review the student’s appeal. The Registrar’s Office will inform the student in writing of the department’s decision on the appeal, including the rationale for that decision. In addition, the student shall be informed in writing about the process for appealing the appeal decision should the student feel that reasonable doubt exists about the validity of the appeal decision.
    3. If the Registrar’s Office fails to inform the student of the available appeal options, the departmental decision shall be null and void. The student’s request prevails and cannot be overturned by any institutional administrator or committee.
  2. An opportunity to appeal the first appeal decision:
    1. The student may appeal the first appeal decision by writing the Vice President for Academic Affairs at Fort Lewis College. The appeal must be filed within 15 calendar days of the postmark date of the letter notifying the student of the departmental decision. If the student fails to file an appeal within this time period, the original decision shall be binding.
    2. Fort Lewis College must hear and reach a decision on the appeal within 15 calendar days after the appeal is filed.
    3. The student will be notified in writing by Fort Lewis College of its decision regarding the transfer appeal and the rationale for the decision. In addition, the institution shall inform the student that the student may appeal the decision by writing the governing board.
  3. An opportunity to appeal the institutional appeal decision:
    1. The student may appeal the institutional decision by writing the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The appeal must be filed within five calendar days of the postmark date of the letter notifying the student of the institutional decision. If the student fails to file an appeal within this time period, the institutional decision shall be binding.
    2. The governing board staff shall review and reach a decision on the appeal within five calendar days after the appeal is filed.
    3. The student will be notified in writing by the governing board of its decision regarding the transfer appeal and the rationale for the decision. In addition, the institution shall inform the student that the student may appeal the decision by writing the Department of Higher Education. The appeal must be filed within five calendar days of the postmark date of letter notifying the student of the governing board’s decision.
  4. Department of Higher Education Procedures for Resolution of Student Transfer Disputes
    1. The appeals process is to be initiated by the student after all remedies have been exhausted without resolution of the issue at the institutional level.

      An appeal is initiated by the student informing the Colorado Department of Higher Education in writing of the situation and the reason for the appeal. Complete instructions regarding this level of appeal may be found on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

Credit by Examination

Institutional Credit by Examination

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Credit for some courses may be earned through institutional examinations. This procedure is limited to regular catalog courses and may not apply to such courses as special topics, independent study, practicums, or internships.

The student should apply to the appropriate department chair, who may assign a faculty member to administer the exam. The chair will ensure that the reason(s) for the examination is legitimate, and, if the course is an advanced one, that the student has the necessary prerequisites.

A student may not take a special exam for a course that he has already taken in the regular fashion, regardless of the grade earned previously unless it was an audit grade. Additionally, a student may not take a special exam for a course for which he/she is currently registered.

The fee for credit by examination is listed in the current year Tuition and Fee schedule and must be paid before the exam is given. A proctoring fee may also be assessed.

External Credit by Examination

College credit is also awarded for exceptional performance on tests administered by the following external testing agencies. To qualify for college credit based on test performance, the test must be completed prior to taking any collegiate coursework at Fort Lewis College in the same area.

Advanced Placement

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 Fort Lewis College participates in the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board. Under this program, outstanding secondary school students may take certain college-level courses in their own high schools. Satisfactory scores on an examination administered and graded by the College Board are forwarded to Fort Lewis College and may serve as a basis for credit and/or advanced placement. For additional information, students should consult their high school counselor or write to the College Board, Box 592, Princeton, NJ 08550.

Advanced Placement Test

Minimum

Score

Required

for Credit

 

Fort Lewis College Equivalency

Course Title

Total Credits

Art History

3

ART 190 - Art History (AH3)

3

Biology

3

BIO 202 - Plants and Human Affairs  (SC1)

4

Calculus AB

3

MATH 121 - Pre-Calculus  (MA1)

4

Calculus AB

4

MATH 221 - Calculus I  (MA1)

4

Calculus BC

3

MATH 221 - Calculus I  (MA1)

4

Calculus BC

4

MATH 221 - Calculus I  (MA1) (4)

MATH 222 - Calculus II  (MA1) (4)

8

Chemistry

3

CHEM 150 - Fundamentals of Chemistry I: Atoms/Molecules  (SC1)

4

Chemistry

5

CHEM 150 - Fundamentals of Chemistry I: Atoms/Molecules  (SC1) (4)

CHEM 151 - Fundamentals of Chemistry II: Chemical Reaction  (SC1) (4).

8

Chinese Language and Culture

3

GS 290 - Chinese Language and Culture I (AH4)

3

Chinese Language and Culture

5

GS 290 - Chinese Language and Culture I (AH4) (3)

GS 290 - Chinese Language and Culture II (AH4) (3)

6

Comparative Government and Politics

3

PS 190 - Comparative Government and Politics (SS1)

3

Computer Science A

3

GS 190 - Computer Science A

3

Computer Science Principles

3

GS 190 - Computer Science Principles

3

English Language and Composition

3

COMP 150 - Rhetoric and Research  (CO1)

3

English Literature and Composition

3

ENGL 190 -  English Literature and Composition (AH2)

3

Environmental Science

3

ESCI 100 - Introduction to Environmental Science  (SC1)

4

European History

3

HIST 160 - Western Civilization I  (HI1) (3)

OR

HIST 261 - Western Civilization II  (HI1) (3)

Note: Students will receive credit for HIST 160 unless the student has already received credit for this course, then HIST 261 credit will be awarded.  

3

European History

5

HIST 160 - Western Civilization I  (HI1) (3)

HIST 261 - Western Civilization II  (HI1) (3)

6

French Language and Culture

3

FR 201 - Intermediate French I  (AH4)

3

French Language and Culture

5

FR 201 - Intermediate French I  (AH4) (3)

FR 202 - Intermediate French II  (AH4) (3)

6

German Language and Culture

3

GS 290 - German Language and Culture I (AH4) (3)

3

German Language and Culture

3

GS 290 - German Language and Culture I (AH4) (3)

GS 291 - German Language and Culture II (AH4) (3)

6

Human Geography

3

GEOG 190 - Human Geography (SS2)

3

Italian Language and Culture

3

GS 290 - Italian Language and Culture I (AH4)

3

Italian Language and Culture

5

GS 290 - Italian Language and Culture I (AH4) (3)

GS 291 - Italian Language and Culture II (AH4) (3)

6

Japanese Language and Culture

3

GS 290 - Japanese Language and Culture I (AH4)

3

Japanese Language and Culture

5

GS 290 - Japanese Language and Culture I (AH4) (3)

GS 290 - Japanese Language and Culture II (AH4) (3)

6

Latin

3

GS 290 - Latin I (AH4) (3)

3

Latin

5

GS 290 - Latin I (AH4) (3)

GS 291 - Latin II (AH4) (3)

6

Macroeconomics

3

ECON 272 - Principles of Macroeconomics  (SS1)

3

Microeconomics

3

ECON 262 - Principles of Microeconomics   (SS1)

3

Music Theory

3

MU 128 - Theory and Musicianship I  

5

Physics 1

3

PHYS 201 - Physics - Non-Calculus I  (SC1)

4

Physics 2

3

PHYS 202 - Physics - Non-Calculus II  (SC1)

4

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
 

3

PHYS 217 - Physics - Science and Engineering I  (SC1)

PHYS 218 - Physics - Science and Engineering II  (SC1)

8

Physics C: Mechanics
 

3

PHYS 217 - Physics - Science and Engineering I  (SC1)

PHYS 218 - Physics - Science and Engineering II  (SC1)

8

Psychology

3

PSYC 157 - Introduction to Psychology  (SS3)

3

Research Capstone

 

No Credit

0

Spanish Language and Culture

3

SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I  (AH4)

3

Spanish Language and Culture

5

SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I  (AH4) (3)

SPA 202 - Intermediate Spanish II  (AH4) (3)

6

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I  (AH4) (3)

SPA 202 - Intermediate Spanish II  (AH4) (3)

6

Statistics

3

MATH 132 - Introduction to Statistics  (MA1)

3

Studio Art: 2-D Design

3

ART 190 - Studio Art: 2-D Design

3

Studio Art: 3-D Design

3

ART 190 - Studio Art: 3-D Design

3

Studio Art: Drawing

3

ART 190 - Studio Art: Drawing

3

United States Government and Politics

3

PS 110 - U.S. National Government  (SS1)

3

United States History

3

HIST 280 - U.S. History to 1877  (HI1) (3)

OR

HIST 281 - U.S. History Since 1877  (HI1) (3)

Note: Students will receive credit for HIST 280 unless the student has already received credit for this course, then HIST 281 credit will be awarded.  

3

United States History

5

HIST 280 - U.S. History to 1877  (HI1) (3)

HIST 281 - U.S. History Since 1877  (HI1) (3)

6

World History

3

HIST 150 - World Civilization I  (HI1) (3)

OR

HIST 151 - World Civilization II  (HI1) (3)

Note: Students will receive credit for HIST 150 unless the student has already received credit for this course, then HIST 151 credit will be awarded.  

3

World History

5

HIST 150 - World Civilization I  (HI1) (3)

HIST 151 - World Civilization II  (HI1) (3)

6

Seminar Capstone

 

No Credit

0

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

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  Fort Lewis College has adopted a policy whereby up to a maximum of 24 credits may be granted on the basis of appropriate scores on the general examinations of the College Level Examination Program (CLEP). Here is a complete listing of Fort Lewis College’s CLEP policies.

CLEP Test

Minimum

Score

Required

for Credit

 

Fort Lewis College Equivalency

Course Title

Total Credits

American Government

50

PS 110 - U.S. National Government  (SS1)

3

American Literature

50

ENGL 245 - Survey of American Literature I: Beginning to 1865  (AH2) (3)

ENGL 246 - Survey of American Literature II: 1865 to present  (AH2) (3)

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

ENGL 190 - Analyzing and Interpreting Literature (AH2)

3

Biology

50

BIO 190 - Biology (SC2)

3

Calculus

50

MATH 221 - Calculus I  (MA1)

4

Chemistry

50

CHEM 150 - Fundamentals of Chemistry I: Atoms/Molecules  (SC1)

4

College Algebra

54

MATH 113 - Algebra for Calculus  (MA1)

3

College Composition

60

COMP 150 - Rhetoric and Research  (CO1)

3

College Composition Modular

60

COMP 150 - Rhetoric and Research  (CO1)

3

College Mathematics

50

MATH 105 - College Mathematics  (MA1)

3

English Literature

50

ENGL 231 - British Literature to 1800   (AH2) (3)

ENGL 232 - British Literature since 1800  (AH2) (3)

6

Financial Accounting

 

No Credit

 

French Language

45

FR 101 - Elementary French I  

4

French Language

50

FR 101 - Elementary French I  (4)

FR 102 - Elementary French II  (4)

8

French Language

55

FR 101 - Elementary French I  (4)

FR 102 - Elementary French II  (4)

FR 201 - Intermediate French I  (AH4) (3)

11

French Language

59

FR 101 - Elementary French I  (4)

FR 102 - Elementary French II  (4)

FR 201 - Intermediate French I  (AH4) (3)

FR 202 - Intermediate French II  (AH4) (3)

14

German Language

45

GS 190 - Elementary German I

4

German Language

50

GS 190 - Elementary German I (4)

GS 191 - Elementary German II (4)

8

German Language

55

GS 190 - Elementary German I (4)

GS 191 - Elementary German II (4)

GS 290 - Intermediate German I (AH4) (3)

11

German Language

59

GS 190 - Elementary German I (4)

GS 191 - Elementary German II (4)

GS 290 - Intermediate German I (AH4) (3)

GS 291 - Intermediate German II (AH4) (3)

14

History of the United States I

50

HIST 280 - U.S. History to 1877  (HI1)

3

History of the United State II

50

HIST 281 - U.S. History Since 1877  (HI1)

3

Human Growth and Development

50

PSYC 254 - Lifespan Human Development  (SS3)

3

Humanities

50

GS 190 - Humanities (AH2)

3

Information Systems

 

No Credit

 

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

PSYC 190 - Introduction to Educational Psychology (SS3)

3

Introductory Business Law

50

BA 260 - Business Law and Ethics  

3

Introductory Psychology

54

PSYC 157 - Introduction to Psychology   (SS3)

3

Introductory Sociology

54

SOC 190 - Introductory Sociology (SS3)

3

Natural Sciences

50

BIO 106 - Evolution and the Diversity of Life  (SC2)

4

Pre-Calculus

50

MATH 121 - Pre-Calculus   (MA1)

4

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

ECON 272 - Principles of Macroeconomics  (SS1)

3

Principles of Management

 

No Credit

 

Principles of Marketing

 

No Credit

 

Social Sciences and History

50

GS 190 - Social Sciences and History (HI1 or SS1)

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

ECON 262 - Principles of Microeconomics  (SS1)

3

Spanish Language

45

SPA 101 - Elementary Spanish I  

4

Spanish Language

50

SPA 101 - Elementary Spanish I  (4)

SPA 102 - Elementary Spanish II  (4)

8

Spanish Language

57

SPA 101 - Elementary Spanish I   (4)

SPA 102 - Elementary Spanish II  (4)

SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I  (AH4) (3)

11

Spanish Language

63

SPA 101 - Elementary Spanish I   (4)

SPA 102 - Elementary Spanish II   (4)

SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I  (AH4) (3)

SPA 202 - Intermediate Spanish II  (AH4) (3)

14

Western Civilization I: Ancient Near East to 1648

50

HIST 160 - Western Civilization I  (HI1)

3

Western Civilization II; 1648 to the Present

50

HIST 261 - Western Civilization II  (HI1)

3

International Baccalaureate

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 The International Baccalaureate is a comprehensive course of study for academically talented high school students in select high schools throughout the world. The number of credits awarded for successful completion of an IB diploma program will be a minimum of 24 semester credits. Questions about the IB program should be directed to International Baccalaureate North America, 475 Riverside Dr, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10115, (212) 696-4464.

IB Subject Exam Title

Level of Evaluation

Minimum

Score

Required

for Credit

Fort Lewis College Course Title

Total Credits

20th Century World History - European

Higher

4

HIST 160 - Western Civilization I  (HI1) (3)

HIST 261 - Western Civilization II  (HI1) (3)

6

20th Century World History - European

Standard

4

HIST 190 - 20th Century World History - European (HI1)

3

20th Century World History - The Americas

Higher

4

HIST 280 - U.S. History to 1877  (HI1) (3),

HIST 281 - U.S. History Since 1877  (HI1) (3)

6

20th Century World History - The Americas

Standard

4

HIST 190 - 20th Century World History - The Americas (HI1)

3

20th Century World History

Higher

4

HIST 150 - World Civilization I  (HI1) (3)

HIST 151 - World Civilization II  (HI1) (3)

6

20th Century World History

Standard

4

HIST 190 - 20th Century World History (HI1)

3

Biology

Higher

4

BIO 202 - Plants and Human Affairs  (SC1)

4

Biology

Higher

5

BIO 202 - Plants and Human Affairs  (SC1) (4)

BIO 190 - Biology (4) (SC1)

8

Biology

Standard

4

BIO 202 - Plants and Human Affairs  (SC1)

4

Business Management

Higher

4

BA 190 - Business Management

3

Business Management

Standard

4

BA 190 - Business Management

3

Chemistry

Higher

4

CHEM 150 - Fundamentals of Chemistry I: Atoms/Molecules  (SC1)

4

Chemistry

Higher

5

CHEM 150 - Fundamentals of Chemistry I: Atoms/Molecules  (SC1) (4)

CHEM 151 - Fundamentals of Chemistry II: Chemical Reaction  (SC1) (4)

8

Chemistry

Standard

4

CHEM 150 - Fundamentals of Chemistry I: Atoms/Molecules  (SC1)

4

Chinese B Language

Higher

4

GS 290 - Chinese B Language I (AH4) (3)

GS 291 - Chinese B Language II (AH4) (3)

6

Chinese B Language

Standard

4

GS 290 - German B Language I (AH4)

3

Classical Language (Greek)

Higher

4

GS 190 - Classical Language Greek

3

Classical Language (Greek)

Standard

4

GS 190 - Classical Language Greek

3

Classical Language (Latin)

Higher

4

GS 190 - Classical Language Latin I (3)

GS 190 - Classical Language Latin II (3)

6

Classical Language (Latin)

Standard

4

GS 190 - Classical Language Latin I

3

Computer Science

Higher

4

GS 190 - Computer Science

3

Computer Science

Standard

4

GS 190 - Computer Science

3

Dance

Higher

4

THEA 190 - Dance

3

Dance

Standard

4

THEA 190 - Dance

3

Design Technology

Higher

4

GS 190 - Design Technology

3

Design Technology

Standard

4

GS 190 - Design Technology

3

Economics

Higher

4

ECON 190 - Economics (SS1)

3

Economics

Higher

5

ECON 190  - Economics (SS1)

6

Economics

Standard

4

ECON 190 - Economics (SS1)

3

English A Language & Literature

Higher

4

COMP 150 - Rhetoric and Research  (CO1) (3)

ENGL 190  - English A Language and Literature (AH2) (3)

6

English A Language & Literature

Standard

4

COMP 150 - Rhetoric and Research  (CO1)

3

English A Literature

Higher

4

COMP 150 - Rhetoric and Research  (CO1) (3)

ENGL 190 - English A Literature (AH2) (3)

6

English A Literature

Standard

4

ENGL 190 - English A Literature (AH2)

3

English B Language

Higher

4

COMP 150 - Rhetoric and Research  (CO1)

3

English B Language

Standard

4

COMP 150 - Rhetoric and Research  (CO1)

3

Environmental Systems and Societies

Higher

4

ENVS 190  - Environmental Systems and Societies (SC2)

3

Environmental Systems and Societies

Standard

4

ENVS 190  - Environmental Systems and Societies (SC2)

3

Film

Higher

4

GS 190 - Film (AH1)

3

Film

Standard

4

GS 190 - Film (AH1)

3

French (A-1)

Higher

4

FR 390 - French (A-1)

6

French (A-1)

Standard

4

FR 101 - Elementary French I  (4)

FR 102 - Elementary French II  (4)

8

French B Language

Higher

4

FR 201 - Intermediate French I  (AH4) (3)

FR 202 - Intermediate French II  (AH4) (3)

6

French B Language

Standard

4

FR 290 - French B Language I (AH4)

3

Further Mathematics

Higher

4

MATH 190 - Further Mathematics (MA1)

3

Further Mathematics

Higher

5

MATH 221 - Calculus I  (MA1) (4)

MATH 222 - Calculus II   (MA1) (4)

8

Further Mathematics

Standard

4

MATH 190 - Further Mathematics (MA1)

3

Geography

Higher

4

GEOG 110 - World Regional Geography  (SS2)

3

Geography

Standard

4

GEOG 110 - World Regional Geography  (SS2)

3

German B Language

Higher

4

GS 290 - German B Language I (AH4) (3)

GS 291 - German B Language II (AH4) (3)

6

German B Language

Standard

4

GS 290 - German B Language I (AH4) (3)

3

Global Politics

Higher

4

PS 221 - Introduction to International Politics  (SS1)

3

Global Politics

Standard

4

PS 221 - Introduction to International Politics  (SS1)

3

Information Technology

Higher

4

GS 190 - Information Technology

3

Information Technology

Standard

4

GS 190 - Information Technology

3

Japanese B Language

Higher

4

GS 290 - Japanese B Language I (AH4) (3)

GS 291 - Japanese B Language II (AH4) (3)

6

Japanese B Language

Standard

4

GS 290 - Japanese B Language I (AH4)

3

Language AB Initio

Standard

4

GS 290 - Language AB Intio (AH4)

3

Latin

Higher

4

GS 190 - Latin

6

Latin

Standard

4

GS 190 - Latin

3

Literature and Performance

Standard

4

GS 190 - Literature and Performance (AH2)

3

Mathematics

Higher

4

MATH 113 - Algebra for Calculus  (MA1)

3

Mathematics

Higher

5

MATH 221 - Calculus I  (MA1)

4

Mathematics

Standard

4

MATH 190 - Mathematics (MA1)

3

Mathematics Studies

Standard

4

MATH 190 - Mathematics Studies (MA1)

3

Music

Higher

4

MU 190 - Music (AH1)

6

Music

Standard

4

MU 190 - Music (AH1)

3

Music Performance

Higher

4

MU 190 - Music Performance

3

Music Performance

Standard

4

MU 190 - Music Performance

3

Philosophy

Higher

4

PHIL 141 - Introduction to Philosophy   (AH3)

3

Philosophy

Standard

4

PHIL 190  - Philosophy (AH3)

3

Physics

Higher

4

PHYS 217 - Physics - Science and Engineering I  (SC1)

4

Physics

Higher

5

PHYS 217 - Physics - Science and Engineering I  (SC1) (4)

PHYS 190  - Physics (SC1) (4)

8

Physics

Standard

4

PHYS 190 - Physics (SC1)

4

Psychology

Higher

4

PSYC 157 - Introduction to Psychology  (SS3)

3

Psychology

Higher

5

PSYC 157 - Introduction to Psychology  (SS3) (3)

PSYC 190 - Psychology  (SS3) (3)

6

Psychology

Standard

4

PSYC 157 - Introduction to Psychology  (SS3)

3

Russian (B)

Higher

4

GS 190 - Russian (B)

6

Russian (B)

Standard

4

GS 190 - Russian (B)

3

Social and Cultural Anthropology

Higher

4

ANTH 210 - Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology  (SS3)

3

Social and Cultural Anthropology

Standard

4

ANTH 190 - Social and Cultural Anthropology (SS3)

3

Spanish (A-1)

Higher

4

SPA 301 - Introduction to the Hispanic World  (3)

SPA 390 - Spanish (A-1) (3)

6

Spanish (A-1)

Standard

4

SPA 301 - Introduction to the Hispanic World  (3)

3

Spanish B

Higher

4

SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I  (AH4) (3)

SPA 202 - Intermediate Spanish II (AH4) (3)

6

Spanish B

Higher

6

SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I  (AH4) (3)

SPA 202 - Intermediate Spanish II  (AH4) (3)

SPA 301 - Introduction to the Hispanic World  (3)

9

Spanish B

Standard

4

SPA 101 - Elementary Spanish I  (4)

SPA 102 - Elementary Spanish II  (4)

8

Sport, Exercise, and Health Science

Standard

4

ES 190 - Sport, Exercise, and Health Science (SC2)

3

Theatre

Higher

4

THEA 190 - Theatre (AH1)

3

Theatre

Standard

4

THEA 190 - Theatre (AH1)

3

Visual Arts

Higher

4

ART 190 - Visual Arts (AH1)

3

Visual Arts

Higher

5

ART 190 - Visual Arts (AH1)

6

Visual Arts

Standard

4

ART 190 - Visual Arts (AH1)

3

World Religions

Standard

4

GS 190 - World Religions

3

DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)

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 The DSST exams were developed to enable schools to award credit to students for knowledge equivalent to that which is learned by students taking the course. The exams have been approved by the American Council on Education (ACE). The ACE provides both a recommended passing score and a recommended number of credits that could be awarded to successful students. With these recommendations in mind, Fort Lewis College awards the following credit for selected DSST exams.

DANTES Subject Standardized Test

Minimum

Score

Required

for Credit

 

Fort Lewis College Equivalency

Course Title

Credits

A History of the Vietnam War

400

HIST 190 - A History of the Vietnam War (HI1)

3

Art of the Western World

400

ART 191 - Art of the Western World (AH1)

3

Astronomy

400

PHYS 145 - Introduction to Astronomy  (SC2)

3

Criminal Justice

400

PS 241 - Introduction to Criminal Justice  (SS1)

3

Environmental Science

400

ESCI 100 - Introduction to Environmental Science  (SC2)

3

Ethics in America

400

PHIL 142 - Ethics  (AH3)

3

Fundamentals of College Algebra

400

MATH 113 - Algebra for Calculus  (MA1)

3

Health & Human Development

400

PSYC 190 - Health & Human Development (SS3)

3

General Anthropology

400

ANTH 151 - Introduction to Anthropology  (SS3)

3

History of the Soviet Union

400

HIST 191 - History of the Soviet Union (HI1)

3

Human/Cultural Geography

400

GEOG 190 - Human/Cultural Geography (SS2)

3

Introduction to Business

400

BA 190 - Introduction to Business

3

Introduction to World Religions

400

GS 190 - Introduction to World Religions (AH3)

3

Lifespan Developmental Psychology

400

PSYC 254 - Lifespan Human Development  (SS3)

3

Math for Liberal Arts

400

MATH 105 - College Mathematics  (MA1)

3

Organizational Behavior

400

BA 191 - Organizational Behavior (SS3)

3

Principles of Advanced English Composition

400

COMP 150 - Rhetoric and Research  (CO1)

3

Principles of Physical Science I

400

PHYS 190 - Principles of Physical Science (SC2)

3

Principles of Statistics

400

MATH 132 - Introduction to Statistics  (MA1)

3

Substance Abuse

400

SOC 190 - Substance Abuse (SS3)

3

The Civil War and Reconstruction

400

HIST 280 - U.S. History to 1877  (HI1)

3

Credit for Prior Learning

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Prior learning is defined as academic knowledge gained through work experience, military service, community involvement, or independent study.

Fort Lewis College only allows demonstration of prior learning for military service and independent study.

Learning through independent study can be demonstrated through credit by examination.

Learning through military service can be demonstrated by submitting a written request for an evaluation of credits for military service to the Registrar’s Office.  The DD 214 form, Joint Services Transcript, and the credit recommendation from the American Council on Education must be attached to the request.

 

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